Flagg wrote:RL war hammers ranged from what you describe, up to hammers with 7-8 foot shafts, and everything in between.
stew31r wrote:Actually, in the GOT edition rule book equipment chapter, it states that a warhammer is a hammer head on a three foot haft, while Robert Barathoen's warhammer is actually a specially crafted maul. So the warhammer is the historical version, a one handed weapon that can quite easily be used on horseback, while a maul is a two handed weapon that would be impossible, or at least very nearly impossible, to wield from horseback, as it is basically a sledgehammer.
I remeber for example Meribald, I think or the Elder Brother, saying that at the Battle of the Trident he was most concenred with finding a new horse when the old died because he couldn't afford a new one and he couldn't be a knight without a horse.
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